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Strange creature found in Malaysia



A strange sea creature was found washed up on the shoreline at Pulau Pangkor in Malaysia.

   

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Comment icon #7 Posted by QuiteContrary on 26 July, 2013, 21:27
Annelid, not an Isopod: too many legs for one thing. Very interesting creature. If you get a name let me know, please. Thx
Comment icon #8 Posted by vlcw on 27 July, 2013, 6:19
Some peoples said it probability are Nudibranchia or sea cucumber. And i still searching for the name of it.
Comment icon #9 Posted by Chooky88 on 27 July, 2013, 6:22
Throw it back poor thing.
Comment icon #10 Posted by DeeDee7 on 29 July, 2013, 18:44
Please put the animal back to the ocean
Comment icon #11 Posted by Sundew on 1 August, 2013, 23:41
Very interesting creature. If you get a name let me know, please. Thx I can't pin it down, for one thing you don't get a very good look at the dorsal side, but It could be a type of scale worm. Most are tiny, some grow to about a foot, there are some pictures on Google. There is another similar looking Annelid called a Sea Mouse, but it looks like it has "fur".
Comment icon #12 Posted by QuiteContrary on 1 August, 2013, 23:46
I can't pin it down, for one thing you don't get a very good look at the dorsal side, but It could be a type of scale worm. Most are tiny, some grow to about a foot, there are some pictures on Google. There is another similar looking Annelid called a Sea Mouse, but it looks like it has "fur". Those scale worms (prelimary search) are quite awesome. I love stuff like this...
Comment icon #13 Posted by Sundew on 2 August, 2013, 13:05
Those scale worms (prelimary search) are quite awesome. I love stuff like this... If you like that, check out photos of pelagic annelid worms and for that matter pelagic animals in general, there are some very weird things in the deep sea. Oar FIsh, Gulper Eels, Vampire Squid, Viperfish, Comb Jellies are all very cool critters.
Comment icon #14 Posted by Razer on 4 August, 2013, 1:51
That is a strange looking creature, never seen something like that! very cool. But yeah, stop taking video of it an put it back in the sea.
Comment icon #15 Posted by SkepticalB on 4 August, 2013, 2:15
...or eat it. Might be good, ya never know
Comment icon #16 Posted by Chrlzs on 4 August, 2013, 3:52
I can't pin it down, for one thing you don't get a very good look at the dorsal side, but It could be a type of scale worm. Most are tiny, some grow to about a foot, there are some pictures on Google. There is another similar looking Annelid called a Sea Mouse, but it looks like it has "fur". I think you are spot on, Sundew. My first thought was a sea mouse (Aphrodita aculeata) but they are indeed usually more 'furry/bristly', so possibly a scale worm (Polynoidae...?). Those are not all that well-recorded/imaged and it could even be a new species. (This from someone who used to run a marine re... [More]


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